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Author Gerlach, Linda.

Title N!aqriaxe - The Phonology of an endangered Language of Botswana
Published Wiesbaden : Harrassowitz Verlag, 2016
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Description 1 online resource (371 pages)
Series Asien- und Afrikastudien der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin ; v.47
Asien- und Afrikastudien der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Contents Cover; Title Pages; Table of Contents; Acknowledgements; 1 Introduction; 1.1 'Khoisan' languages and the classification of ' Amkoe; 1.1.1 The classification of ' Amkoe: a much disputed case; 1.1.2 The ' Amkoe language and its varieties Nǃaqriaxe, h oan, and Sasi; 1.2 The ' Amkoe language and its speakers; 1.2.1 Current language area; 1.2.2 Historic language area and history of the Kweneng district; 1.2.3 The language names h oan, Nǃaqriaxe, and Sasi; 1.2.4 Sociolinguistic and language contact situation; 1.3 Previous work and literature on ' Amkoe and state of documentation
1.3.1 History of field research on ' Amkoe1.3.2 Publications; 1.4 Aims of dissertation; 1.5 Data; 1.5.1 Data of other languages; 1.5.2 Orthography of cited data; 1.6 Structure of the thesis; 2 Phoneme inventory; 2.1 Consonant inventory; 2.1.1 Terminology and concepts; 2.1.2 Phonotactics of lexical roots in Khoisan; 2.1.3 Click inventory; Production of clicks; Influxes; Articulatory properties of clicks; Acoustic properties of clicks; Accompaniments; Plain -- the voiceless accompaniment (series 1) The voiced accompaniment (series 2) The ejective accompaniment (series 3); The voiced ejective accompaniment (series 4); Plain+/ʔ/ -- the glottal stop accompaniment (series 18); The aspirated accompaniment (series 5); The voiced aspirated accompaniment (series 6); Plain+/h/ -- the glottal fricative accompaniment (series 19); Plain nasal -- the nasal accompaniment (series 7); Preglottalized (series 8); Plain+/q/ -- the voiceless uvular accompaniment (series 9)
Notes Lateral approximant (series 13)
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject African languages.
Khoisan languages -- Phonology.
Africa, Southern -- Languages.
Botswana -- Languages.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 3447195789